Startup Weekend UNI Istanbul

    Friday, April 10 - 12, 2015


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  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend UNI Istanbul

Friday, April 10 - 12, 2015



Friday, April 10 - 12, 2015
Event starts at 6:00 pm

Fatih University - Istanbul
BÜYÜKÇEKMECE Campus
Istanbul, Turkey 34500

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Free participation, Startup Weekend Fatih Uni, Istanbul

Once again in Istanbul, we are going for Startup weekend. Do not miss the chance :) 

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 10th


6:00 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


6:30 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


6:50 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


7:00 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch


8:30 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:00 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday April 11th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


10:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday April 12th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS


3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place


4:00 pm
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Speakers


Ali Beba


Event Judges


Prof. Dr. Nurullah ARSLAN



Nader Nada
Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department



Burak Ersoy
Manager



Ali Beba



Mehmet Emre



Mustafa Seref Akin
Associate Professor

He received his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University from Economic Department. He teaches at different universities including Univesity of Missouri, Maltepe University, Fatih University, Ataturk Alato University and Suleiman Demirel University.
He wrote many articles on technology, innovation,  entrepreneurship and "design thinking innovation and entrepreneurship" book. 
he conducted many projects and research on this issue. 


Ahmet Kucuk



Cevdet Meric



Coaches and Mentors


Noman Aziz

Noman Aziz is an Engineer, Designer & Mentor helping young innovators & entrepreneurs to think out of the box and transform premature ideas into viable reality. A masters degree holder in innovation and entrepreneurship, Mr Noman  has spent significant time in European industries and schools. He is an expert in design thinking - which gives freedom to work out innovative business solutions as a team in any field. He has also conducted numerous workshops on design thinking and has been awarded as the best coach in Denmark by SAP. Currently, he is working with an industry to incorporate their vision of expansion by elevating skill levels of employees and improve productivity through LEAN Manufacturing and cultural change.


Nasser Qari



Yahya Zakaria



Muhammad W Al sharif



Muhammad Shahbaz



Suleyman Fincan



Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Istanbul is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Nader
    Nada
  • Muhammad
    Shoaib
  • Yahya
    Zakaria
  • Suleyman
    Fincan
  • Syed
    Hamza

Facilitators


Ece Idil Kasap


Event Staff


Syed Hamza
Student



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